Community Service Officer (CSO)

The City of Wayzata is now accepting employment applications for the position of a Community Service Officer (CSO).

About Wayzata:

Wayzata is a premier suburb located 11 miles west of downtown Minneapolis. With a population of 4,500 people, Wayzata is a tight-knit community which is known for its vibrant downtown and picturesque setting on Lake Minnetonka. A popular destination for visitors, Wayzata’s downtown is home to a number of specialty shops, boutiques, professional services, and restaurants. Wayzata’s business districts and residential neighborhoods provide a significant tax base for this unique small town community

Position Details:

The Community Service Officer position is a part-time position that provides support services to all divisions of the police department and performs tasks assigned by a superior officer.  Duties will include fingerprinting, ferrying squads for service, equipment maintenance, traffic direction, vehicle lockouts, respond to medical emergencies, animal complaints, enforcement of parking laws, city ordinances, and property codes. The Community Service Officer works under the direction of the Police Sergeant and under the general direction of the Police Chief.  This position will work 16 hours per week with some flexibility in scheduling.

Minimum Requirements:

Qualified candidates will have a high school diploma or GED, a valid Minnesota driver’s license, a good driving record at the time of appointment and have the ability to pass a comprehensive background investigation.  


For complete information on the position, please see the job description below. The starting pay for this position is $15 per hour.

Application Deadline:

Completed applications are due by February 27, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.   All submissions require a cover letter, resume, and city application and can be mailed to City of Wayzata Human Resources, 600 Rice Street E, Wayzata, MN  55391 or